Carebara wheeleri

AntWiki - Where Ant Biologists Share Their Knowledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Carebara wheeleri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: C. wheeleri
Binomial name
Carebara wheeleri
(Ettershank, 1966)
Synonyms

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • silvestrii. Oligomyrmex silvestrii Wheeler, W.M. 1928c: 23 (s.w.) CHINA. [Junior secondary homonym of silvestrii Santschi, two above.] Replacement name: wheeleri Ettershank, 1966: 124.
  • wheeleri. Oligomyrmex wheeleri Ettershank, 1966: 124. Replacement name for Oligomyrmex silvestrii Wheeler, 1928c: 23. [Junior secondary homonym of Aneleus silvestrii Santschi, 1914d: 357.] Combination in Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 235.

Description

References

  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 124, Replacement name for Oligomyrmex silvestrii Wheeler)
  • Fernández, F. 2004a. The American species of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Caldasia 26(1): 191-238 (page 235, Combination in Carebara)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1928c. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in China. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 22: 3-38 (page 23, Replaced name)